John Cummings is an experienced public service leader who operated at local, national and international levels in his 30 years in the Scottish Police Service, over 24 years of which were in a diverse range of leadership roles and disciplines.
An experienced senior partnership practitioner, John undertook both supporting and leadership roles within the community planning environment, including 4 years as Vice Chair and Chair of the Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drugs Partnership.
John is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen (LLB) and also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied and Professional Ethics from the University of Leeds.
John has been a Lay Representative with NHS Education Scotland since December 2014 delivering a lay perspective on Quality Management processes mandated by the General Medical Council in relation to post graduate medical education.
Mr Cummings was appointed in January 2016 for three years. He was subsequently reappointed for a further three years in January 2019.